The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 21, 2004

  • Fiscal conservatives critisize Bush for the burgeoning budget deficit, while liberals and progressives take on the President for his State of the Union address on the themes of Iraq, the Patriot Act, and gay marriage
  • Governor Schwarzenegger’s rollback of the vehicle license fee is challenged in a petition to the State Supreme Court
  • Treasurer Phil Angelides tours the UCSF Mission Bay campus to dramatize his opposition to budget cuts targeting State universities
  • Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown supports the Schwarzenegger 15 billion dollar bond measure in his State of the City address
  • Nurses and healthcare workers picket outside Sutter’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland to protest alleged violations of the State’s new nurse staffing ratios
  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites demonstrated for a third consecutive day to support demands for direct elections

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